Paperweight with Sulphide of Queen Elizabeth II

Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Queen Elizabeth II

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Object Name: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Queen Elizabeth II
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm, Diam: 9.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1977
Credit Line: 
Gift of Spink and Son Ltd.
Primary Description: 
Paperweight with Sulphide of Queen Elizabeth II. Colorless, amethyst, green, pink lead glasses; paperweight, millefiori; encased molded white sulphide, fused murrine; furnace-worked; cut. Domed, circular form; cut circular facet on top, and five on the sides; encasing a molded white female portrait head (Queen Elizabeth II) facing dexter; encircled by a ring of millefiori canes (five rose canes separated by sets of four smaller green and white canes), set onto a domed
Department: 
Provenance: 
Spink & Sons, Ltd., Source
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-11-16 through 2007-03-18
West Bridge Exhibit
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-03-20 through 2003-09-01
West Bridge Show